"Falling into Theory" is a brief and inexpensive collection of essays that asks literature students to think about the fundamental questions of ...Show synopsis"Falling into Theory" is a brief and inexpensive collection of essays that asks literature students to think about the fundamental questions of literary studies today.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. Cover slightly creased, former owner's name, clean....Very Good. Cover slightly creased, former owner's name, clean. xviii, 414 p.; 24 cm. Contents: Foreword / Gerald Graff--Introduction: Falling into Theory--Part 1. Why We Read: The University, the Humanities, and the Province of Literature--What We Have Loved, Others Will Love / Helen Vendler--Disliking Books at an Early Age / Gerald Graff--Rise of English / Terry Eagleton--Introduction to Masks of Conquest / Gauri Viswanathan--"Banking" Concept of Education / Paulo Freire--Toward a Revolutionary Feminist Pedagogy / Bell Hooks--New Advocacy and the Old / Gertrude Himmelfarb--Function of English at the Present Time / Richard Ohmann--Teaching Culture / Simon During--Demise of Disciplinary Authority / Louis Menand--Fortunate Fall? / Robert Scholes--Part 2. What We Read: The Literary Canon and the Curriculum after the Culture Wars--Masterpiece Theater: The Politics of Hawthorne's Literary Reputation / Jane Tompkins--Contingencies of Value / Barbara Herrnstein Smith--Treason Our Text: Feminist Challenges to the Literary Canon / Lillian S. Robinson--What Is a Minor Literature? / Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari--Canon-Formation, Literary History, and the Afro-American Tradition: From the Seen to the Told / Henry Louis Gates Jr. --From Epistemology of the Closet / Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick--Politics of Knowledge / Edward W. Said--Introduction to A Feeling for Books / Janice A. Radway--Telling Our Story about Teaching Literature / Alan Purves--Canon as Cultural Capital / John Guillory--Elegiac Conclusion / Harold Bloom--Part 3. How We Read: Interpretive Communities and Literary Meaning--Death of the Author / Roland Barthes--Actual Reader and Authorial Reader / Peter Rabinowitz--How to Recognize a Poem When You See One / Stanley Fish--Do We Write the Text We Read? / Reed Way Dasenbrock--Female Swerve / Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar--From Sexual/Textual Politics / Toril Moi--Dancing through the Minefield: Some Observations on the Theory, Practice, and Politics of a Feminist Literary Criticism / Annette Kolodny--Black Matter(s) / Toni Morrison--Image of Africa / Chinua Achebe--Frontier on Which Heart of Darkness Stands / Wilson Harris--Imperialism and Sexual Difference / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak--Who Is Responsible in Ethical Criticism, and for What? / Wayne C. Booth--Literary Imagination / Martha C. Nussbaum--Wanted Dead or Alive: Browning's Historicism / Herbert F. Tucker--Reclaiming the Aesthetic / George Levine--Aesthetics and the Literal Imagination / Michael Berube.
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